Growing up, I lived at the end of a street marked by a large “DEAD END” sign. When the sweet days of summertime came around, I hated that yellow sign. While it ensured our neighborhood kickball games were sheltered from traffic, it also meant no ice cream trucks ventured down Urban Way. Ever. To remedy this roadblock, my twin brother and I developed a plan.
You may not know it, but Denver has a surprising number of folks making direct, positive impacts on their communities. We’d like to introduce you to them. They are the people leading small, neighborhood nonprofits, and they are also leading Denver’s Local Food revolution.